Hinduism. Joshua Klingensmith 5 th Hour World Hist. Origin. Hinduism was started in India. Since its so ancient there is no definite beginning, but some scholars believe that it was created somewhere around 10000 B.C.
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This is a Sanskrit word. It means inner-self. Atman is the first principal or the true self or essence of an individual.
Dharma is a sanscrit noun that means to hold, maintain, keep. It is the law that supports and maintains the order of the universe.
The Vedas is the sacred text to the hindu religion.
The ultimate goal for the Hindu religion is to let go of all possessions and achieve enlightenment